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Community members who use a nine mile stretch of Route 13 between Warren Rd. and the Village of Dryden can learn more and take the project survey HERE

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

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2020 News Archives

(Ithaca, N.Y., August 27, 2020) – Tompkins County announced today the receipt of a $150,000 investment from Cornell University towards the ongoing local COVID-19 response. The financial support will aid the County’s efforts to identify...

Tompkins County, NY | The Tompkins County Department of Planning and Sustainability (TCDPS) and the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) announced plans to hold an online public meeting for the New York State Route 13 (Route 13) Corridor Study. The nine-...

Deanna Carrithers will join Tompkins County Administration as Chief Equity and Diversity Officer. Carrithers, who begins her new role at the County in early September, served most recently as the director of operations at Wichita State University in Kansas. As Tompkins...

Tompkins County Legislature Unanimously Approves an Appropriation from Contingent Funds to Contract with Cayuga Health System (CHS) for Continued COVID-19 Community Surveillance Testing

The Tompkins County Legislature unanimously voted (14-0) to...

As our higher education institutions reopen, and thousands of people from around the world arrive in Tompkins County, it is more important than ever that we work together to ensure that reopening happens safely. Transparency and responsibility to each other must be...

Tompkins County Tax Foreclosure Auction Informational Meeting - Postponed
Previously scheduled for 8/10 

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Tompkins County officials are sharing details on the planned public safety response to reported gatherings that violate New York State executive orders on mask-wearing, social distancing, and density.

 

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, in...

Community members needing to complete their 2020 U.S. Census will have access to computers at the Tompkins County Public Library starting August 11th. The computer stations dedicated to filling out the census will be available from 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm on Tuesdays...

Tompkins County historian Carol Kammen has been awarded the 2020 Lehman Prize for Distinguished Service in New York History. She is being recognized for her career writing, promoting, and contributing to local community history. Kammen has served as county historian...

HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING A PERSON THAT BROUGHT A RACCOON TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FOR ANIMALS

(ITHACA, NY, July 27, 2020) – The Tompkins County Health Department reports that a raccoon anonymously...

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